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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/5/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012, 3rd Floor, Metro Board Room
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2019-0800 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held October 24, 2019.   Not available Not available
2019-0519 9.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the programming of $7.5 million in Measure R 3% commuter rail funds for final design including third party costs of the Lone Hill to White (LHW) Double Track Project; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute all agreements for the LHW final design.   Not available Not available
2019-0618 10.ContractAPPROVE Third Party Request for Design Deviation from Systemwide Station Design Standards.   Not available Not available
2019-0659 13.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award and execute a 36-month, firm fixed price Contract No. AE61156000 to WSP USA, Inc. in the amount of $27,494,005.21 for Architectural and Engineering services to produce the I-405 Phase 1 Sepulveda Pass ExpressLanes Project Approval/Environmental Document, the Concept of Operations report and 30% design, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2019-0661 14.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award and execute a 36-month, firm fixed price Contract No. PS63023000 to WSP USA, Inc. in the amount of $6,372,356 for preparing 84 grant applications and 40 additional grant applications as well as optional tasks, such as greenhouse gas analysis, drone and aerial photography, and simulations. This will support Metro and local jurisdiction grant applications to discretionary federal and state funding opportunities, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2019-0703 16.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the programming of $105,072,000 in local funds for the construction of Phase 1; and B. AMENDING the 2009 Long Range Transportation Plan to restate the project’s southern limit from Rio Rancho Road to the Los Angeles/San Bernardino County Line (SBCL).   Not available Not available
2019-0758 18.ApplicationAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to prioritize projects, commit funding match and submit grant applications to California’s Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program as detailed in Attachment A.   Not available Not available
2019-0742 24.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a two-year, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract No. CY63850000 to JWL Supplies, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for Shop Towels (Wypalls). The Contract one-year base amount is $686,565 inclusive of sales tax, and the one-year option amount is $730,453, inclusive of sales tax, for a total contract amount of $1,417,018, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2019-0777 25.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a five-year, firm fixed unit rate Contract No. OP64570000 to Western Environmental Services for Liquid Waste Removal Services in an amount not-to-exceed $6,961,410, effective December 16, 2019, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2019-0752 26.AppointmentAPPROVE Leonard Pieroni for membership on Metro’s San Gabriel Valley Service Council.   Not available Not available
2019-0628 27.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE amendment to Title 7 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of Toll Violations (Attachment A). The ordinance will become effective January 5, 2020.   Not available Not available
2019-0769 31.Informational ReportCONSIDER: A. FINDING that the use of a construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) project delivery method for the Link Union Station Project, pursuant to Public Utilities Code Sections 130242, to achieve certain private sector efficiencies by an integrated project delivery team; and B. APPROVING a competitive solicitation of a CM/GC contract(s) to qualified proposers, pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242 (e), whose proposals will be evaluated by utilizing appropriate evaluation criteria (including price) set forth in the solicitation documents. (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)   Not available Not available
2019-0798 35.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. EXECUTE Modification No. 2 to Task Order No. PS51074-3049000 with Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors, LLC, (EYIA) to continue support for development and execution of a contract for a pre-development agreement (PDA) for the Sepulveda Transit Corridor project through contract award, in the amount of $539,575 increasing the not-to-exceed Task Order value from $1,099,280 to $1,638,855; and B. INCREASE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) by $227,915 from $100,000 to $327,915 in support of any unforeseen additional level of effort.   Not available Not available
2019-0778 36.ContractCONSIDER: A. APPROVING AND ADOPTING minor changes to project definition and CEQA Addendum to the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Division 20 Portal Widening and Turnback Facility (Attachment A); and B. ESTABLISHING a Life-of-Project (LOP) Budget of $801,749,577 for the Division 20 Portal Widening Turnback Project.   Not available Not available
2019-0787 37.BudgetINCREASE the Life of Project (LOP) Budget for the Regional Connector Concurrent Non-FFGA Activities Project, capital project number 861228 by $6,450,000 to a total amount of $46,441,168. This will address critical radio system interface requirements at 7th & Metro.   Not available Not available
2019-0857 3.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE remarks by the Chair.   Not available Not available
2019-0858 4.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE report by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Not available
2019-0629 7.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE the Measure R Ordinance Preliminary Ten-Year Review and Potential Amendments.   Not available Not available
2019-0624 11.AgreementAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute an amendment to the Exclusive Negotiation Agreement and Planning Document with Watt Companies, doing business as WIP-A, LLC, and the County of Los Angeles for 12 months with the option to extend for an additional four months for the joint development of 1.77 acres of Metro-owned property and 1.66 acres of County-owned property at the Expo/Crenshaw Station.   Not available Not available
2019-0740 17.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING programming of $27,764,900 in Measure M Multi-Year Subregional Program (MSP) - I-605 Corridor “Hot Spot” Interchange Improvements Program (Expenditure Line 61); and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or his designee to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements for approved projects.   Not available Not available
2019-0860 17.1Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE motion by Directors Garcia, Hahn and Solis that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer to: A. In accordance with Metro Board policy, re-evaluate for funding the “active transportation” project elements deemed ineligible in the first round of SR-91/I-405/I-605 “Hot Spots” MSP funding, contrary to Board policy, in order for such elements to be eligible for and awarded funding in this first round. B. Collaborate with the Gateway Cities COG to develop a long-term approach to ensure that the transportation needs of all constituents within the “Hot Spots” project area can be met, with an emphasis on moving people, and not just vehicles, in evaluating projects for funding, and C. Identify new sources of funding to allocate toward the Gateway Cities Subregion's ATP and Subregional Equity Program MSPs. As part of Metro staff’s January 2020 response to Motion 51 (October 2019), include recommendations that take into account Board-adopted policies, including Motion 38.3 (June 2017) and the 2028 Strategic Plan.   Not available Not available
2019-0757 20.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award six-year bench Contract Nos. PS64441000A through PS64441000J with the firms listed in Attachment A for municipal advisory services and execute task orders under these contracts for a total not-to-exceed amount of $6,590,000 effective January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2025, subject to the resolution of protest(s) if any.   Not available Not available
2019-0581 22.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE oral report on A Line Opening and Update on Right of Way Cleanliness.   Not available Not available
2019-0728 23.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Contract Modification No. 4 to Contract No. PS46172000, with Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail Systems, for engineering support of rail maintenance to exercise the first-year option, for an amount of $5,000,000, increasing the total contract not-to-exceed amount from $16,000,000 to $21,000,000, through April 2021.   Not available Not available
2019-0722 34.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE the status report on Metro Workforce Initiative Now - Los Angeles (WIN-LA).   Not available Not available
2019-0725 38.Federal Legislation / State Legislation (Position)CONSIDER: A. RECEIVING the State and Federal Legislative Report; B. ADOPTING the proposed 2020 Federal Legislative Program as outlined in Attachment A; and C. ADOPTING the proposed 2020 State Legislative Program as outlined in Attachment B.   Not available Not available
2019-0859 38.1Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE motion by Directors Ridley-Thomas, Dupont-Walker, Kuehl, Butts and Garcetti that the Board: A. Expand Metro’s legislative agenda to support or sponsor legislation that would create new financial incentives, including an expansion of the welfare exemption for units covenanted at up to 120% of Area Median Income, to facilitate the development of affordable housing around transit; and B. Request that the Chief Executive Officer report to the Executive Management Committee during the January 2020 cycle with a supplemental legislative program recommendation for how to best engage and advocate on legislation concerning the supply and affordability of housing in Los Angeles County.   Not available Not available
2019-0796 39.PolicyCONSIDER: A. HOLDING a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity; and B. ADOPTING a Resolution of Necessity (Attachment B) authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire a Permanent Footing Easement, Temporary Construction Easement (TCE) and site improvements from the property identified as Parcel E-08 (APN: 6227-027-040). (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)   Not available Not available
2019-0801 40.PolicyCONSIDER: A. HOLDING a public hearing on the proposed Resolutions of Necessity; and B. ADOPTING the Resolutions of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire a Utility Overhang and Temporary Construction Easement from the properties identified as Parcels RM-03 (APN: 8059-029-009) and RM-06 (APN: 8059-029-029) and to acquire a Roadway Easement and Temporary Construction Easement from the property identified as Parcel RM-33 (APN: 8069-006-018). The properties listed above are herein referred to as “Properties.” (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)   Not available Not available
2019-0855 41.Informational ReportA. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation - G.C. 54956.9(d)(1) 1. Margaret Strowski v. LACMTA, Case No. BC 695559 2. Jonathan Aguilar v. LACMTA, Case No. BC 681858 3. City of Beverly Hills v. LACMTA, USDC Case No. CV-18-3891-GW(SSx) B. Public Employee Performance Evaluation - G.C. 54957(b)(1) Titles: Chief Executive Officer, General Counsel, Board Secretary, Inspector General, and Chief Ethics Officer.   Not available Not available
2019-0815  Informational ReportRECEIVE General Public Comment   Not available Not available